Ricky Medinilla
Ricky  Medinilla

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Mexico City, Mexico

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 145

Birthdate:
03/24/1995

06/16/2016

Ohio Valley Region Rankings Roundup

Boilermakers ranked fourth, three individuals in top 20

06/10/2016

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

06/09/2016

Men's Tennis to Play in ITA Kick-Off Weekend

Boilermakers will open against SEC champion Georgia

06/01/2016

87 Boilers Named Academic All-B1G

Purdue finished with 212 all-academic picks in 2015-16

04/28/2016

MTEN Takes First Round vs. Gophers 4-1

Boilermakers beat Minnesota for second time in less than a week

2015-16
Awards & Honors
• Academic All-Big Ten

Season Notes
• Held the team’s longest winning streak (9) from Jan. 16 to Feb. 26
• Was the team’s combined fall and spring wins leader with 25
• Started 23 dual matches at No. 3 ... posted 14-7 record ... made two starts at No. 2
• Partnered with Dominik Sochurek and Gergely Madarasz at Nos. 1 and 2 ... twice had team’s longest winning streak (3) ... once with Sochurek and again with Madarasz
• Won eight matches with Sochurek ... pair was 4-1 at No. 2 ... was 3-1 with Madarasz at No. 2, wining twice in Big Ten action
• Appeared in three fall tournaments ... registered 10 wins, including a five match win streak ... made it to the semifinals of the Ohio Valley Regional Championships

2014-15
Season Notes
• Team leader in singles victories (12) ... half of wins were in straight sets
• Obtained career-high ITA singles ranking of No. 84 (1/6) ... ranking was the highest for a Purdue singles player since 2005 ... spent two weeks on singles rankings
• Played in the top-two spots of the singles lineup ... all but two dual doubles matches were at No. 1
• Teamed with Diego Acosta to win team-high nine matches as the No.1 pair ... marquee win of the season was a 6-2 upset of No. 31 Gregory Bayane and Chase Melton of California (3/21) ... tandem appeared at No. 41 in preseason ITA doubles rankings (9/8)
• Played a pair of matches with Mateus Silva at No. 2
• Competed in three fall tournaments ... defeated No. 74 Mac Stysliner of Virginia in three sets during the qualifying round of 128 at the Saint Francis Health System ITA Men’s All-American Championships (9/29) ... reached the singles round of 32 at the USTA/ITA Ohio Vally Regional Championships (10/16-17)

2013-14
Awards & Honors
• All-Big Ten second team
• ITA Ohio Valley Region Rookie Player of the Year

Season Notes
• Had a couple of ranked doubles wins partnered with Szymon Tararczyk: No. 39 Mike Nott and Manfred Jeske of Arkansas (2/9) and No. 30 Russell Bader and Leonard Stakhovsky of Penn State (4/11)
• Pair appeared in the April 8 ITA doubles rankings at No. 74 and finished the season No. 61
• Appeared in the ITA singles rankings at No. 96 (1/2)
• Won eight of final 12 singles matches
• Won seven singles matches in straight sets
• Won first seven doubles matches of the season
• Competed in three fall tournaments ... made it to the finals of the fall USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships, falling to top-ranked Mikelis Libietis of Tennessee

BEFORE PURDUE
• Three-time goal medalist from the 2011 Mexican National Olympics
• Earned the No. 1 ranking for 12s, 14s, 16s and 18s
• Competed in the junior Grand Slams at Roland Garros, Wimbledon and the U.S. Open
• Captured five ITF titles and seven runner-up finishes
• Selected for the Davis Cup, Pan-American Games and Junior World Cup

PERSONAL
• Major: Industrial Management, engineering concentration
• Birthday: March 24, 1995
• City Born: Mexico City, Mexico
• Parents: Alejandro and Alicia Medinilla
• Siblings: Older brother, Alejandro, played tennis at Utah (2010-14)

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